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Broughty Ferry train station, originally opened in 1838, is now the oldest train station in Scotland which is still operating. Its original buildings have long since been removed or replaced. Some were rebuilt between 1879 and 1900 when ownership changed. An accident in 1991, which led to the destruction of gates at the level crossingmeant that further restoration and changes were needed and an historic footbridge which once crossed the lines was removed shortly after. Today, the two platforms at Broughty Ferry are linked by an underpass with steps, though both also have ramp access from the streetThere are public toilets in the adjacent car park.  

Services to Broughty Ferry train station have also changed significantly over the years. Currently, seven southbound trains and nine northbound trains depart daily. Direct services to Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh take a minimum 1 hour 22 minutes and 1 hour 19 minutes respectively. The fastest journey to Aberdeen takes 1 hour and 8 minutes.  

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: Scottish Bookings only
DayOpening Hours
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameCouncil Managed Car Park
Carpark operatorLocal Council
Car parking spaces100
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces10
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Ramps to both platforms.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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Departures and arrivals from Broughty Ferry

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Broughty Ferry station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to InvernessScotRail05:462Scheduled
to DundeeScotRail06:281On time
to InverurieScotRail06:322Scheduled
to ArbroathScotRail07:122Scheduled
to Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail07:281Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from DundeeScotRail05:452Scheduled
from ArbroathScotRail06:281On time
from PerthScotRail06:322Scheduled
from PerthScotRail07:122Scheduled
from ArbroathScotRail07:281Scheduled
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